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Student Perspective: Undergraduate Research Opportunity Programs (UROP) at Mizzou

Mizzou is one of the major research institutions in the US.  And the undergraduate research opportunity program (UROP) at Mizzou, unlike most classroom experiences, allows students to explore the unknown through hands-on work with faculty mentors. Catherine Seidu, a Ghanaian student studying Neuroscience at Mizzou, has matured from a Freshman researcher, to now, a senior leading her own projects…

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Grant Will Expand Student Opportunities in Mizzou Advantage Initiative

The Mizzou Advantage initiative is truly one of the highlights at Mizzou for students who wish to conduct research. Mizzou Advantage encourages interdisciplinary collaboration among faculty, staff, students and external partners to solve real-world problems in four areas: Food for the Future, Media of the Future, One Health/One Medicine, and Sustainable Energy. As their website says, “An…

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Orientation Helps New Students Overcome Nervousness About Studying in a New Country

Before the beginning of each semester, Mizzou brings incoming international students together for International Student Welcome orientation. It covers the basics like campus life, transportation, opening bank accounts, choosing a cell phone provider, and so on, however it’s perhaps most importantly about getting to know each other and building relationships that you will carry with…

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Mizzou 3D Printing Prototype Lab Leads Innovation

Mizzou’s 3D Prototype Lab is located in the College of Engineering, but it has shown its applicability in disciplines from anatomy to paleontology.  The 3D printers are revolutionizing medicine and manufacturing by allowing producers to use plastic or gypsum to make custom 3D models. These 3D models can help doctors prepare for complicated spinal surgeries…